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"In straightforward, highly readable prose, it provides a thorough overview of the events "
" . . . Brings history to life, giving you a glimpse of what it was like to live during WWII through projects and stories about real people."
School Library Media Activities Monthly
"an excellent resource "
The Old Schoolhouse Magazine
"You get a feel for what it would have been like during the war this is a great source."
"Includes great hands-on activities is full of information about World War II from the front lines to the home front."
Travel World International
"A unique, educational book."
Paula Spencer, Woman's Day Magazine's "Momfidence!" columnist and Parenting Magazine contributing editor
"Makes history come alive right at your kitchen table or at your child's desk! A Particular treat for young history buffs, homeschoolers, or teachers looking for a WWII resource full of innovative, hands-on ideas."
Richard Koone, National Museum of the Pacific War, Fredericksburg, Texas
"a wonderful book that young people can learn from and have fun at the same time. The hands-on projects will stimulate their imaginations and add to their understanding of the sacrifices and inventiveness of that generation. It will make a valuable addition to any educator's toolkit."
Jay P. Tennies, Director, Eldred World War II Museum and Learning Center
"An interactive approach to history that children (and adults) will enjoy. The service, sacrifice, and struggles of World War II are explained and explored with each creative project. This book provides a wonderful way to ‘do’ history together."
Jen Singer, author, 14 Hours ‘Til Bedtime
" ...history and fun rolled into one kid-friendly book. Children will learn about escape maps hidden in playing cards, war-time music and lingo, and how to make silly putty—all while getting a solid understanding of life during World War II. It’s ‘killer-diller’—good stuff."
Arline Zatz, freelance writer
"A great way to offer kids and adults a hands-on way to experience the history and innovations that were sparked by the Second World War."